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From the implementation of ranked-choice voting in next year’s Democratic primary, to the transition from a caucus to a primary, we’ll discuss the 2020 campaign, including the departure of Susan Collins’ only primary opponent, reaction to the latest debate among the Democratic candidates and why many of them are making stops in Maine.


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Which issues will dominate the Legislature in 2019? Our panel discusses changes we are likely to see under a Mills administration and which issues will be at the forefront of Maine politics in the year ahead.


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After the state funeral in Washington, D.C., for President George Herbert Walker Bush, we follow up with a special show about the 41st president's life and impact in Maine.


Maine Calling speaks with the candidates as part of Maine Public’s Your Vote 2018 coverage.

1-1:30 p.m.: Maine Public political reporters Mal Leary and Steve Mistler discuss down-ballot races and the issues likely to dominate the next legislative session.

1:30-2 p.m.: Shawn Moody, Republican candidate for governor

For more Your Vote 2018 resources, visit mainepublic.org/yourvote.

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In advance of the June 7 public hearing regarding whether the public will be allowed access to electronic court records, we will look at overall transparency in Maine state government, from access to information through FOIA requests to financial disclosure measures, accountability laws and ethics agencies. A 2015 report by the Center for Public Integrity ranked Maine near the bottom: at 43rd.